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Watch the Highlights from the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

Stockport Business Awards organisers Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants are delighted to showcase highlights from the 2019 Stockport Business Awards which took place in October. TV presenter, Jenny Powell, hosted the event and presented 13 awards to the winners among the Stockport Business community.

Highlights from the evening can be viewed here –



You can also view footage of the speech delivered by this year’s Charity Partner, Supportability’s, Becky Shorrock, along with some words from host Jenny Powell, Managing Partner of Clarke Nicklin, Andrew Baggott and also winners Mayfield Flooring.  

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Supportability Raise Just under £5K at the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

This year’s Stockport Business Awards, organised by Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, partnered with Stockport Based charity Supportability to raise funds on the evening. Recently re branded from Stockport CP Society, Supportability’s ethos, core values and offerings remained the same – making life better for people with disabilities.

Since 1953, they have been supporting children, young people and adults with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities, with aim to enable those children, young people and adults live as fulfilled and independent life as possible.

The Stockport Business Community donated some fantastic prizes for this year’s charity raffle, including a star prize which was a 4 star holiday to Budapest donated by Paradise Isle Holidays resulting in the charity raising just over £4700 on the night.

Becky Shorrock, Head of Fundraising gave a compelling speech about Supportability and the important work they do to improve the lives of those with complex disabilities in and around Stockport. Becky said “We’re delighted to announce that we raised £4,700 on the night! We’re absolutely overwhelmed by the support from the guests.”

All pictures from this year’s Stockport Business Awards can be seen HERE

If you would like any more information about the awards, or if you would be interested in sponsoring or entering next year’s awards please email

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Jenny Powell To Host the 2019 Stockport Business Awards

Stockport Business Awards organisers Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants are thrilled to announce TV Presenter Jenny Powell will once again host the awards dinner on Thursday 10th October for the third year running.

Jenny started her career back in 1985 and was one of the presenters of Top of the Pops, hostess on ITV’s Wheel of Fortune, and fronted Soap Fever, Live Talk, Getaway and Our House for UKTV Style, and has been regular on ITV’s Loose Women.

She appeared as a contestant on Channel 4’s Celebrity Come Dine With Me, and BBC One’s Celebrity MasterChef. Jenny recently hosted a dining experience with Hollywood Heavyweight Sylvester Stallone at Manchester Central for the promotion of his latest film Rambo: Last Blood, where she interviewed Stallone with an audience of over 900 people.

Andrew Baggott, Managing partner of Clarke Nicklin, commented “Jenny does an absolutely fantastic job of hosting our event, she always delivers and we’re delighted to be welcoming her back for the third year running”.

The full shortlist can be found HERE Winners will be announced at the black tie dinner on Thursday 10th October at the Stockport Town Hall. This event is now sold out, for further information please contact



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Stockport CP Society announced as this years Charity Partner

Representatives from organisers, Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, and headline sponsors, Handelsbanken and Gorvins Solicitors, were tasked with the judging of this year’s charity partner.

Over 30 Charities across Stockport and Greater Manchester applied for the opportunity to become charity partner for the 2019 Stockport Business Awards, and Stockport CP Society were chosen.

Stockport CP Society is an independent charity and was set up in Heaton Moor in 1953. They provide a wide range of activities and support for adults and children with physical and/or learning disabilities, and autistic spectrum conditions. They particularly focus on individuals with the most complex needs. They support over 500 people with the most complex needs to live as independent a life as possible

CEO of Stockport CP Society, Sarah Thomas, commented “As a local charity, we are always delighted to receive the backing and support of events such as the Stockport Business Awards. Being the official Charity Partner will really help us to raise awareness of both ourselves and the work we do whilst raising valuable funds to support the delivery of our services. I’d like to say a heart-felt ‘thank you’ for choosing us to be involved in the awards for 2019”.

The Stockport Business Awards has been an iconic event within the business community of Stockport since 2012. Each year the event raises over £4,000 for a local cause. Last year’s charity partner was Signpost Stockport for Careers who benefited from the support and donations.

Marketing Manager, Laura Frost of Clarke Nicklin said: “We are delighted to be supporting Stockport CP Society this year, these decisions are always the hardest as all the organisations were worthy and do such amazing work, however there can only be one charity partner. We hope we can raise as much as possible and help raise the profile of this incredible charity”.

As usual organisers Clarke Nicklin will be on the hunt for raffle prizes for the awards dinner on Thursday 10th October. If you would like to support Stockport CP Society by donating a prize please contact Julie Tunstall

Entries are now open for this year’s Stockport Business Awards. To apply for any of this year’s awards visit where you can apply online. Entries will close on Friday 21st June 2019.

The Stockport Business Awards will take place on Thursday 10th October 2019 at Stockport Town Hall. For more information about this year’s Stockport Business Awards visit or contact


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Stockport Business Awards on the Hunt for New Charity Partner

Founders and organisers of the Stockport Business Awards, Clarke Nicklin, are once again on the hunt for a charity partner for the 2019 event. Entries are now open for charities to apply for the opportunity to partner up with event and benefit from all fundraising activities and proceeds from the awards. The chosen charity will get links and branding on the Stockport Business Awards website, PR coverage before and after the awards, promotion in the awards brochure, the opportunity to make a short speech on the night and to form new relationships with local business people.

The Stockport Business Awards has been an iconic event within the business community of Stockport since 2012. Last Year’s chosen charity partner, Signpost Stockport for Carers, raised over £4000 on the awards evening, Julia Hewer, Deputy Director at Signpost Stockport for Carers commented “We were absolutely thrilled to be the charity partner of the 2018 Stockport Business Awards. The generous donations made on the night have enabled more of our Borough’s unpaid carers to get a valuable break. The Awards have also given our charity an invaluable opportunity to connect with local businesses”.

Managing Partner, Andrew Baggott of Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, said: “We are delighted to have supported so many amazing charities over the past seven years and see the benefits of the events fundraising. It’s a fantastic chance for charity organisations to raise their profile in Stockport and benefit from such a generous community”

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